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Forum: Bottling/Kegging 12-09-2009, 12:04 PM
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Posted By hopmeup
heineken mini kegs

does anyone know if the heineken mine kegs are the same as the ones sold at midwest. they look the same in the pictures. are the ones sold at midwest reusable? if so i wonder if the heineken kegs can...
Forum: Mead Forum 12-09-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,957
Posted By hopmeup
i just started mead making and was also thinking...

i just started mead making and was also thinking about this. i had to top off with water. but i was thinking about making a set up with some hose and a shortened racking cane to purge the carboy...
Forum: Mead Forum 11-28-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By hopmeup
i tasted it when i took a sample and it is very...

i tasted it when i took a sample and it is very hot. hopefully a year from now it will be much better. it has a very nice honey aroma still. i hope that does not go away. this is my first though. i...
Forum: Mead Forum 11-27-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By hopmeup
had the time to check this today 1.000 time to go...

had the time to check this today 1.000 time to go to secondary. will put away for a while to clear.
Forum: Wine Making Forum 11-27-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 963
Posted By hopmeup
Pumpkin Wine

can anyone point me in the right direction to the proper technique for starch conversion. i want to make pumpkin wine but i want to use the pumpkin for as much of the sugars as possible.
i have have...
Forum: Mead Forum 11-08-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,046
Posted By hopmeup
first mead

i am not the most computer savy person so maybe i did not read or use the spread sheet sheet correctly. i started my first mead last fri. 103009. i used 20# of wildflower from a local beekeeper. i...
Forum: Extract Brewing 04-21-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By hopmeup
power brew

10 # dme
5 # honey
2 # munich
1 # aromatic
1/2 # carapils
2 oz simcoe
2 oz glacier
1 oz centennial
1 oz vanguard
1 oz crystal
Forum: Hops Growing 04-20-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,117
Posted By hopmeup
I haven't given up on them just yet. I have...

I haven't given up on them just yet. I have rhubarb and horseradish up 6 in already but they are established. guess i am just excited to lower my hop costs. Plus i will now have a brew that i did...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-20-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,117
Posted By hopmeup
still waiting

I planted 17 days ago they are still not up hope this is normal. it seems most places are sold out. if these don't grow i guess i will be buying.
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-11-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 123,833
Posted By hopmeup
i second kegconnection.com ordered on line...

i second kegconnection.com ordered on line delivered to my michigan front door three days later. i also second CHI company for corny's there prices seem to be the best for any quantity.
Forum: DIY Projects 04-10-2009, 06:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,761
Posted By hopmeup
pilot hole worked for me on my ge fridge. from...

pilot hole worked for me on my ge fridge. from the inside drill the hole large enough to poke around in the foam to be sure the path is clear then drill away . be sure to seal inside and out so the...
Forum: Hops Growing 04-09-2009, 06:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,117
Posted By hopmeup
1st year growing hops planted 5 varieties last...

1st year growing hops planted 5 varieties last fri the 3rd cant wait for them to break ground. btw i am in the thumb
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-09-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By hopmeup
problem solved by way of an empty keg. off to the...

problem solved by way of an empty keg. off to the brew store
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-08-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By hopmeup
turned down psi purged keg opened gas valve back...

turned down psi purged keg opened gas valve back up pours with minimal foaming. but it seems the keg is almost dry. just me drinking it. i bought the keg setup because i was hardly brewing due to my...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-08-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By hopmeup
thanks yooper 2 psi seems to work the problem...

thanks yooper
2 psi seems to work the problem is the glass empties faster than it fills at that pressure. guess i hae to go to the hardware store tomarrow. thank you again. btw i wish i called the...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-08-2009, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By hopmeup
went down to 4 psi still all foam on the 2nd pour...

went down to 4 psi still all foam on the 2nd pour maybe try 2 psi now as my glass seems to be leaking again:mug:
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 04-08-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By hopmeup
no two pours alike

sorry if this has been asked or answered before i am not very computer savy. i am fairly new to kegging and seem to be having some sort of a problem with a keg of 11% ipa it has ben in the keg for 3...
Forum: Bottling/Kegging 03-21-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,074
Posted By hopmeup
I bought my 20 # from airgas in mi for 100. swaps...

I bought my 20 # from airgas in mi for 100. swaps are 18. for a full tank. don't know about airgas in other states i would think they would all be the same in mich tanks up to 50 # are owned 50#ers...
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